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Major retailer ordered to pay €15,000 to manager unfairly dismissed for hugging staff
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Major retailer ordered to pay €15,000 to manager unfairly dismissed for hugging staff

Feb 19th 2020, 1:20 PM 52,132 Views 0 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission said the dismissal caused the man reputational damage.

Revenue worker who was fired after being caught 'red handed' selling contraband cigarettes loses appeal against dismissal
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Revenue worker who was fired after being caught 'red handed' selling contraband cigarettes loses appeal against dismissal

Jun 18th 2019, 6:20 AM 40,464 Views 0 Comments

The details of the case are disclosed in a Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) ruling.

Fast food worker awarded €2k after boss 'walked around shop with raw sausage hanging from trousers'
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Fast food worker awarded €2k after boss 'walked around shop with raw sausage hanging from trousers'

Dec 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 41,632 Views 0 Comments

Although successful in her claim of sexual harassment, the WRC found the woman wasn’t discriminated against.

Woman awarded €2k in discrimination case after shop worker told her 'you are only a lesbian'
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Woman awarded €2k in discrimination case after shop worker told her 'you are only a lesbian'

Dec 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 43,527 Views 0 Comments

The woman claimed the employee also asked her to come outside to fight.

Deli worker who told bosses they'd stocked 'cake infested with worms' loses WRC claim
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Deli worker who told bosses they'd stocked 'cake infested with worms' loses WRC claim

Dec 2nd 2018, 10:00 AM 46,254 Views 0 Comments

The WRC found that the man had not been punished by the supermarket for raising health and safety concerns.

Worker accused of complaining about UK bosses in 'strong nationalist undertones' fails in unfair dismissal case
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# Intimidating Content

Worker accused of complaining about UK bosses in 'strong nationalist undertones' fails in unfair dismissal case

Nov 3rd 2018, 6:00 AM 18,368 Views 0 Comments

His company said the email sent to the CEO in America had “intimidating content”.

A retail worker got a €2,500 payout after claims he was subjected to a 'beard vendetta'
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A retail worker got a €2,500 payout after claims he was subjected to a 'beard vendetta'

Sep 19th 2018, 6:34 AM 26,776 Views 45 Comments

The man said his employer broke workplace laws in its ‘punitive action’ against him over his facial hair.

A bartender won compensation after being asked to form a 'human barrier' at a concert
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A bartender won compensation after being asked to form a 'human barrier' at a concert

Aug 30th 2018, 5:58 PM 663 Views 0 Comments

An agency broke employment laws by asking the man to perform the task, which wasn’t in his contract.

Being rude and mean to a co-worker can have very negative effects on their children
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# Be Nice

Being rude and mean to a co-worker can have very negative effects on their children

Aug 12th 2018, 6:30 PM 19,891 Views 10 Comments

A new study suggests that experience of workplace incivility can directly impact on a person’s parenting style.

KBC labelled 'sloppy' for hiring worker with prior conviction
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KBC labelled 'sloppy' for hiring worker with prior conviction

Aug 10th 2018, 6:00 PM 22,333 Views 0 Comments

The bank said that the case was an “isolated occurrence”.

Employee awarded €8,000 after colleague linked homosexuality to child abuse
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Employee awarded €8,000 after colleague linked homosexuality to child abuse

Aug 1st 2018, 12:55 PM 29,567 Views 64 Comments

The harassment occurred over a six-month period.

Inside the battle over unpaid wages at the collapsed Irish YouTube channel Facts
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Inside the battle over unpaid wages at the collapsed Irish YouTube channel Facts

May 5th 2018, 9:45 AM 20,453 Views 7 Comments

Former staff have taken the business to the Workplace Relations Commission over outstanding pay.

HR manager at cemetery awarded €47,500 in compensation for unfair dismissal
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# Grave Concerns

HR manager at cemetery awarded €47,500 in compensation for unfair dismissal

Apr 26th 2018, 12:05 AM 38,319 Views 0 Comments

The man had been employed at the cemetery for just under 20 years prior to his dismissal in late 2016.

New 'improved' rosters for Bus Éireann drivers in Navan from Sunday - NBRU
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New 'improved' rosters for Bus Éireann drivers in Navan from Sunday - NBRU

Nov 21st 2017, 10:08 AM 9,632 Views 14 Comments

Discussions have been taking place between management and unions over pay, rosters, and drivers’ productivity.

Dublin bakery's refusal to make anti-gay marriage cake 'was not discrimination'
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Dublin bakery's refusal to make anti-gay marriage cake 'was not discrimination'

Jul 24th 2017, 12:13 PM 96,876 Views 156 Comments

“BY THE GRACE OF THE GOOD LORD.”

Cork barber fined €2,000 for refusing to cut the hair of teenager with cerebral palsy
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Cork barber fined €2,000 for refusing to cut the hair of teenager with cerebral palsy

Jul 22nd 2017, 12:26 PM 115,033 Views 45 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission found that the barber discriminated against 13-year-old wheelchair-user Thomas Bermingham on grounds of disability.

Beauty therapist told pregnancy 'was her own problem' before being dismissed
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Beauty therapist told pregnancy 'was her own problem' before being dismissed

Jun 26th 2017, 6:29 PM 36,141 Views 0 Comments

The therapist was awarded €3,500 by the Workplace Relations Commission.

National Museum 'working hard to fix prolonged, systemic bullying of staff'
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National Museum 'working hard to fix prolonged, systemic bullying of staff'

Apr 11th 2017, 5:12 PM 20,864 Views 21 Comments

In an unusual event, senators on the committee said that they were uncomfortable with their Chair’s line of questioning.

€1.5 million in unpaid wages handed back to workers who challenged employers
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# It's Payback Time

€1.5 million in unpaid wages handed back to workers who challenged employers

Mar 22nd 2017, 1:02 PM 15,502 Views 7 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission had a busy year dealing with 15,000 complaints by employees.

Woman who was sacked when six months pregnant to receive €30,000
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Woman who was sacked when six months pregnant to receive €30,000

Mar 9th 2017, 10:28 PM 47,472 Views 56 Comments

The woman was told “business is business, enjoy your maternity” when she was sacked.

Getting there? Mid-ranking gardaí to join with GRA and Government in using state negotiators
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Getting there? Mid-ranking gardaí to join with GRA and Government in using state negotiators

Oct 28th 2016, 10:56 PM 26,944 Views 92 Comments

12,500 gardaí are set to strike next Friday unless a solution can be found to the ongoing dispute.

Hair salon to pay former worker €10,000 for dismissing her while pregnant
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# Discriminatory Dismissal

Hair salon to pay former worker €10,000 for dismissing her while pregnant

Aug 23rd 2016, 10:40 AM 35,227 Views 40 Comments

The salon told the claimant she could come back after she’d had the baby and ‘they’d see what they could do’.

Labour wants 'robust data' on zero-hour contracts before doing anything about them
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Labour wants 'robust data' on zero-hour contracts before doing anything about them

Nov 17th 2014, 5:07 PM 10,155 Views 43 Comments

Joan Burton called the arrangements an “abomination”, while unions have labelled them “extremely exploitative”.

Jobs Minister begins overhaul of industrial relations system
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Jobs Minister begins overhaul of industrial relations system

Jan 6th 2012, 12:12 PM 1,627 Views 22 Comments

Richard Bruton today announced developments that have been made in line with promised employment rights and industrial relations reforms.